Appalachian Regional Library will be closed on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th for the Easter holiday.


Teen Scene

Click here for a list of the 2018-2019 Elementary Battle of the Books2018-2019 Middle Grades Battle of the Books.

Volunteer at Library

You can make a difference in the quality of library services in your community by sharing your time and talent. Whether shelving books one morning a week, orgainizing the shelves, or preparing crafts for a children’s story time, volunteers are essential to making the Watauga County Library a great place to be.  For more information please call 828 264 8784 ext 3.

If you are interested in volunteering, please read the volunteer policy then complete the volunteer application and return it to Watauga Library’s Youth Services Desk.  Volunteers under the age of 18 must provide a parent’s signature on the application form. If you would like further information, contact Judith at 828 264-8784 ext 3.

Helpful Guides

Free Driver Education Test

Soon-to-be driver in the family? Try the free online DMV permit practice tests:


Someone in the family need homework help? Check out Learning Express Library for help with Math, English, and more!

Does your child need to research a topic? Check out NCLive for a multitude of sources and Great Websites for Kids for a wonderful selection of websites geared to kids birth to age 14.

Smart Investing for Teens

smart investingCheck out our Smart Investing guide! Click the Smart Investing Logo to begin exploring the resources we have available to help save you money.